Trudeau declares victory in Canada as Harper resigns

Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party has been elected as Canada’s new prime minister. Outgoing leader Stephen Harper has stepped down as leader of the Conservatives after nine years in the top job.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigned as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday after the Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau, emerged victorious in the country’s legislative elections.

“I have spoken to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and he has instructed me to reach out to the newly elected parliamentary caucus to appoint an interim leader,” said party president John Walsh in a statement.

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